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Sport

Panthers sock it to Moyhu

The All Blacks pulled up their socks and got on with things on Saturday.. The club was almost unrecognisable, turning its home ground into a sea of blue as the football and netball players donned bright blue socks in support of the Sockit2MND

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Georgia Smith
Jun 20 2018
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Joining battle against plastic

With major supermarkets across Australia ditching single-use plastic bags Plastic Wise Benalla is offering local shoppers an alternative.. Members of Plastic Wise Benalla have been busy making re-usable bags from recycled and unused fabric.. These

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 20 2018
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Beautiful collection on show

The Dressed to Impress: One Woman’s wardrobe exhibition at the Benalla Costume and Kelly Museum opened this week.. The beautiful collection of costume and accessories have been supplied from the estate of Benalla’s own fashionist

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Benalla Ensign
Jun 20 2018
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Water

Report calls for reform to G-MW

An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water

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Geoff Adams
Feb 21 2018
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Solar company seeking site at Numurkah

First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Finley solar farm gets go-ahead

The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Changes promised for G-MW

The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Murray Darling basin plan threatened

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
Water

Water charge review promised by Nationals

A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water

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Shepparton News
Feb 21 2018
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Victorian Government to decide on Shepp solar

The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

More bank competition urged

Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released

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Shepparton News
Feb 19 2018
News

New plan for land sales

The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
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Eating raw chicken...

If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70

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Shepparton News
Feb 18 2018
Livestock

RamSelect offers...

Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
Water

Have say on flood...

Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake

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Shepparton News
Feb 17 2018
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Nats 'could side with Greens' over NSW law

NSW police Minister Troy Grant says he expects sex abuse reporting law amendments could garner support from some Nationals.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Cranston sues insurer for defence costs

The son of an ex-deputy tax commissioner who allegedly ran a multimillion-dollar fraud syndicate is suing a global insurance giant for legal defence funds.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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AWU raids case delayed over AFP documents

The Australian Workers Union has been granted a delay for a court hearing over the lawfulness of federal police raids on two union offices.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Company unhappy with Vic Aboriginal ads

Provocative billboards promoting a Victorian government Aboriginal awareness campaign have been rejected by an advertising company.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Qld senator urges workplace law overhaul

Queensland senator Amanda Stoker has used her maiden speech to parliament to call for wide-ranging industrial relations reform.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Australia's Toys R Us stores to close

Toy retailer Toys R Us will shut down after no buyer could be found for the collapsed business, putting 700 workers out of a job.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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MPs could cross floor over energy: Abbott

Former prime minister Tony Abbott says Liberal backbenchers could vote against the government's national energy guarantee.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Australia boosts aid to Rohingya refugees

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced an extra $18.4 million towards food and shelter for people living in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Natalie Joyce slams Barnaby's interview

Barnaby Joyce's estranged wife Natalie says his $150,000 TV interview with staffer-turned-partner Vikki Campion was 'an absolute disgrace'.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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Qld woman can use dead boyfriend's sperm

A landmark Supreme Court decision has allowed a Toowoomba woman to use her dead boyfriend's sperm to have children.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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DJs puts best foot forward with shoe floor

David Jones's flagship Elizabeth Street store will feature an entire level devoted to luxury shoes as part of its $200 million face lift.

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AAP News
Jun 20 2018
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